Cardiac arrest

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Not sure if you can give good CPR? New data shows you probably can
August 7, 2018 - Bystanders who come to the aid of someone whose heart has stopped are performing high-quality CPR that consistently meets the latest guidelines, according to a study led by Drs. Shannon Fernando, Christian Vaillancourt and Ian Stiell. Fifteen percen
$5.5 million to help save lives when the heart stops and standardize care for rapid heartbeat
March 9, 2018 - Two national projects led by Ottawa emergency medicine researchers received a total of $5.5 million from the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) and matching funders. Dr. Christian Vaillancourt’s team* aims to help 9-1-1 communication offi
$3M research initiative aims to improve survival after cardiac arrest and trauma
January 20, 2016 - The Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research are providing $3 million to create the new Canadian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (CanROC), co-led by Dr. Ian Stiell. The initiative will focus on improving survival